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Meanings of Telford:

proper noun

A town in shropshire, west central england, to the east of shrewsbury; population 161,700 (est. 2007). named after thomas telford, it was designated a new town in 1963.

Meanings of Telic:

adjective

(of an action or attitude) directed or tending to a definite end.

Usage examples:

Directed or telic group behaviour doesn't allow the full spectrum of social language because it's c…

Tell

tɛl

Meanings of Tell:

verb

Communicate information to someone in spoken or written words.

Usage examples:

I told her you were coming
noun

(especially in poker) an unconscious action that is thought to betray an attempted deception.

Usage examples:

But i think you could waste a poker lifetime looking for tells like those.

Meanings of Tell it to the marines:

idiom

Said when you do not believe something

Meanings of Tell off:

collocation

Reprimand

phrasal verb

Reprimand or scold someone.

Usage examples:

My parents told me off for coming home late

Meanings of Tell on:

idiom

Give away information about somebody

phrasal verb

Inform someone of the misdemeanours of someone else.

Usage examples:

Friends don't tell on each other

Meanings of Tell-a-lie:

idiom

Something you say when you have just said something wrong and want to correct it

Usage examples:

Her name is paula, no, i tell a lie (= i'm wrong) - it's pauline.

Meanings of Tell-about:

idiom

Infmli feel the same way or i have had the same experience

Usage examples:

"he's driving me crazy with his bad jokes." "tell me about it!"

Meanings of Tell-apart:

collocation

Detect with the senses

phrasal verb

To recognize the difference between people or things that are similar

Usage examples:

Many people have a hard time telling less expensive perfumes apart.

Meanings of Tell-of:

idiom

If you hear tell (of) something, someone tells you about it.

Meanings of Tell-tales:

verb

To say something to someone, esp. to give instructions or information; report

Usage examples:

[ t ] can you tell me how to get to the bus station?, [ i ] she told about her travels overseas., t…

Meanings of Tell-the-difference:

verb

To say something to someone, esp. to give instructions or information; report

Usage examples:

[ t ] can you tell me how to get to the bus station?, [ i ] she told about her travels overseas., t…

Meanings of Tell-to:

verb

To say something to someone, esp. to give instructions or information; report

Usage examples:

[ t ] can you tell me how to get to the bus station?, [ i ] she told about her travels overseas., t…

Teller

ˈtel.ər

Meanings of Teller:

noun

A person employed to deal with customers' transactions in a bank.

Usage examples:

But the only jobs they were hiring women for in the bank were tellers and secretaries.

Tellers

ˈtɛlə

Meanings of Tellers:

noun

A person employed to deal with customers' transactions in a bank.

Usage examples:

But the only jobs they were hiring women for in the bank were tellers and secretaries.

Tellership

ˈtɛləʃɪp

Meanings of Tellership:

noun

(in the uk) the position of an officer of the exchequer responsible for the receipt and payment of money.

Usage examples:

Let the salary of the tellership in his case be doubled

Tellies

ˈtel.i

Meanings of Tellies:

noun

Another term for television.

Usage examples:

There'd been a cowboy film on telly

Meanings of Telligraph:

noun

A description, especially as given in a charter, of a piece or pieces of land, typically in terms of boundaries; a charter containing such a description. compare "land-boc", "terrier".

Meanings of Tellin:

noun

A marine bivalve mollusc which lives buried in the sand siphoning detritus from the surface around its burrow.

Usage examples:

The middle regions of the beach are surf-beaten, but the sheltered southern corner, at low tide, re…

Meanings of Tellina:

noun

A bivalve mollusc of the genus tellina. also (in form tellina): the genus itself.

Meanings of Telling:

adjective

Having a striking or revealing effect; significant.

Usage examples:

A telling argument against this theory
verb

Communicate information to someone in spoken or written words.

Usage examples:

I told her you were coming

Telling-off

ˌtel.ɪŋˈɒf

Meanings of Telling-off:

noun

The act of speaking angrily to someone because they have done something wrong

Usage examples:

He gave me a good telling-off for forgetting the meeting.

Meanings of Tellingly:

adverb

With a striking or revealing effect; significantly.

Usage examples:

The events of the story tellingly illustrate the changing face of society

Meanings of Tellinoid:

adjective

Resembling a bivalve of the genus tellina or family tellinidae.

Meanings of Tells:

verb

Communicate information to someone in spoken or written words.

Usage examples:

I told her you were coming
noun

(especially in poker) an unconscious action that is thought to betray an attempted deception.

Usage examples:

But i think you could waste a poker lifetime looking for tells like those.

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